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South Africa
COUNTRY #1
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Compare South Africa and Micronesia health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Micronesia
COUNTRY #2
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
DYNAMIC PYRAMIDS
Data Source: United Nations
South Africa Population Pyramid
 
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      M F All M F All   M F All M F All
    1960
    47.4
    51.0
    49.2
    100
    96
    98
     
    57.3
    58.4
    57.8
    66
    72
    67
    1970
    50.4
    55.8
    53.0
    118
    101
    107
     
    61.3
    62.4
    61.8
    65
    80
    72
    1980
    53.9
    60.6
    57.2
    125
    112
    119
     
    64.6
    65.7
    65.1
    65
    86
    82
    1990
    57.9
    65.4
    61.6
    130
    118
    123
     
    65.7
    66.8
    66.3
    81
    111
    99
    2000
    54.6
    60.1
    57.3
    148
    140
    146
     
    66.0
    68.1
    67.0
    97
    117
    110
    2010
    55.5
    60.3
    58.0
    165
    154
    159
     
    67.5
    69.9
    68.7
    102
    122
    113
    2016
    60.2
    67.0
    63.6
    159
    144
    153
     
    68.4
    70.8
    69.6
    108
    124
    121
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
          World Rank       World Rank
      M F M F M F M F
    At Birth
    60.2
    67.0
    159
    144
    68.4
    70.8
    108
    124
    Age 5
    63.1
    69.7
    172
    151
    70.8
    73.1
    100
    125
    Age 10
    63.4
    69.9
    172
    153
    71.1
    73.4
    100
    126
    Age 15
    63.7
    70.2
    173
    153
    71.2
    73.5
    100
    126
    Age 20
    64.1
    70.5
    175
    155
    71.5
    73.7
    101
    128
    Age 25
    64.6
    71.0
    177
    155
    71.9
    74.0
    103
    129
    Age 30
    65.3
    71.8
    177
    154
    72.3
    74.3
    106
    131
    Age 35
    66.3
    72.8
    177
    153
    72.6
    74.7
    108
    131
    Age 40
    67.6
    74.1
    178
    146
    73.0
    75.1
    107
    132
    Age 45
    69.0
    75.3
    179
    141
    73.6
    75.6
    113
    134
    Age 50
    70.4
    76.4
    179
    133
    74.3
    76.3
    118
    138
    Age 55
    72.1
    77.5
    180
    131
    75.2
    77.1
    123
    137
    Age 60
    74.0
    78.8
    181
    123
    76.5
    78.1
    126
    143
    Age 65
    76.3
    80.4
    180
    117
    78.1
    79.4
    131
    143
    Age 70
    79.0
    82.3
    174
    105
    80.1
    81.1
    136
    145
    Age 75
    82.1
    84.6
    164
    103
    82.6
    83.2
    140
    147
    Age 80
    85.5
    87.2
    141
    100
    85.5
    86.0
    142
    150
    Age 85
    89.2
    90.4
    122
    93
    88.9
    89.3
    146
    151
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    273.12
    5
    0.00
    176
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    114.02
    95
    156.80
    42
    3. Stroke
    93.76
    78
    99.12
    71
    4. Influenza and Pneumonia
    86.33
    46
    50.36
    74
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    86.02
    13
    81.22
    17
    6. Tuberculosis
    59.33
    24
    18.55
    58
    7. Lung Disease
    44.30
    16
    33.08
    41
    8. Prostate Cancer
    35.07
    21
    19.12
    71
    9. Hypertension
    30.73
    23
    17.86
    58
    10. Diarrhoeal diseases
    29.47
    47
    7.31
    73
    11. Violence
    25.69
    14
    5.00
    94
    12. Kidney Disease
    25.47
    38
    50.67
    4
    13. Road Traffic Accidents
    22.46
    68
    2.34
    183
    14. Cervical Cancer
    20.99
    32
    9.21
    83
    15. Lung Cancers
    20.75
    57
    17.58
    70
    16. Breast Cancer
    20.75
    51
    21.54
    37
    17. Inflammatory/Heart
    14.65
    12
    13.25
    18
    18. Asthma
    13.61
    38
    12.58
    44
    19. Alzheimers/Dementia
    13.28
    133
    19.09
    81
    20. Liver Disease
    12.56
    106
    15.26
    88
    21. Suicide
    12.13
    60
    11.09
    74
    22. Endocrine Disorders
    11.62
    36
    8.60
    57
    23. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.53
    15
    1.82
    112
    24. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.45
    72
    8.64
    84
    25. Epilepsy
    8.73
    6
    1.30
    125
    26. Low Birth Weight
    8.45
    82
    12.25
    59
    27. Lymphomas
    8.06
    15
    4.22
    112
    28. Congenital Anomalies
    7.65
    106
    9.83
    68
    29. Other Injuries
    6.58
    114
    8.01
    97
    30. Pancreas Cancer
    6.04
    51
    3.96
    83
    31. Ovary Cancer
    5.65
    48
    3.88
    106
    32. Liver Cancer
    5.60
    87
    8.75
    44
    33. Malnutrition
    5.38
    56
    5.30
    58
    34. Skin Disease
    5.13
    23
    5.87
    15
    35. Birth Trauma
    4.92
    79
    8.66
    63
    36. Fires
    4.91
    45
    1.46
    98
    37. Meningitis
    4.79
    49
    2.33
    69
    38. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    113
    7.87
    61
    39. Skin Cancers
    4.48
    4
    1.90
    65
    40. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    4.24
    72
    4.02
    76
    41. Oral Cancer
    3.92
    69
    4.09
    65
    42. Leukemia
    3.76
    101
    4.73
    40
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    3.70
    62
    8.82
    10
    44. Drownings
    3.49
    97
    6.22
    55
    45. Falls
    3.09
    137
    3.43
    126
    46. Other Neoplasms
    2.61
    95
    1.52
    133
    47. Maternal Conditions
    2.61
    70
    2.75
    65
    48. Uterin Cancer
    2.31
    82
    5.76
    10
    49. Bladder Cancer
    2.27
    77
    1.29
    136
    50. Parkinson's Disease
    1.72
    52
    1.25
    74
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
      Deaths % Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    138,157
    27.55
    0
    0.00
    2. Coronary Heart Disease
    40,729
    8.12
    103
    17.98
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    35,331
    7.04
    40
    6.98
    4. Stroke
    32,958
    6.57
    65
    11.34
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    31,831
    6.35
    54
    9.42
    6. Tuberculosis
    25,264
    5.04
    14
    2.44
    7. Lung Disease
    15,479
    3.09
    22
    3.84
    8. Violence
    14,288
    2.85
    5
    0.87
    9. Diarrhoeal diseases
    12,761
    2.54
    8
    1.40
    10. Road Traffic Accidents
    11,632
    2.32
    2
    0.35
    11. Hypertension
    10,994
    2.19
    12
    2.09
    12. Kidney Disease
    9,527
    1.90
    34
    5.93
    13. Lung Cancers
    7,881
    1.57
    12
    2.09
    14. Suicide
    5,854
    1.17
    12
    2.09
    15. Inflammatory/Heart
    5,755
    1.15
    10
    1.75
    16. Endocrine Disorders
    5,210
    1.04
    6
    1.05
    17. Asthma
    5,188
    1.03
    8
    1.40
    18. Low Birth Weight
    5,119
    1.02
    17
    2.97
    19. Liver Disease
    5,084
    1.01
    11
    1.92
    20. Cervical Cancer
    5,054
    1.01
    3
    0.52
    21. Breast Cancer
    4,936
    0.98
    8
    1.40
    22. Alzheimers/Dementia
    4,435
    0.88
    11
    1.92
    23. Congenital Anomalies
    4,379
    0.87
    13
    2.27
    24. Prostate Cancer
    4,151
    0.83
    5
    0.87
    25. Oesophagus Cancer
    3,992
    0.80
    1
    0.17
    26. Epilepsy
    3,982
    0.79
    1
    0.17
    27. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    3,930
    0.78
    6
    1.05
    28. Lymphomas
    3,508
    0.70
    3
    0.52
    29. Other Injuries
    3,235
    0.65
    8
    1.40
    30. Birth Trauma
    2,980
    0.59
    12
    2.09
    31. Malnutrition
    2,889
    0.58
    4
    0.70
    32. Meningitis
    2,309
    0.46
    3
    0.52
    33. Pancreas Cancer
    2,256
    0.45
    3
    0.52
    34. Fires
    2,256
    0.45
    1
    0.17
    35. Liver Cancer
    2,217
    0.44
    6
    1.05
    36. Skin Disease
    1,970
    0.39
    4
    0.70
    37. Stomach Cancer
    1,794
    0.36
    5
    0.87
    38. Drownings
    1,775
    0.35
    7
    1.22
    39. Skin Cancers
    1,659
    0.33
    1
    0.17
    40. Oral Cancer
    1,569
    0.31
    3
    0.52
    41. Leukemia
    1,555
    0.31
    4
    0.70
    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,544
    0.31
    3
    0.52
    43. Maternal Conditions
    1,483
    0.30
    2
    0.35
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    1,438
    0.29
    7
    1.22
    45. Ovary Cancer
    1,332
    0.27
    1
    0.17
    46. Falls
    1,171
    0.23
    3
    0.52
    47. Other Neoplasms
    1,041
    0.21
    1
    0.17
    48. Syphilis
    952
    0.19
    2
    0.35
    49. Bladder Cancer
    825
    0.16
    1
    0.17
    50. Drug Use
    773
    0.15
    0
    0.00
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      South Africa SOUTH AFRICA   Micronesia MICRONESIA
      Rate World Rank Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    35.07
    21
    19.12
    71
    2. Cervical Cancer
    20.99
    32
    9.21
    83
    3. Lung Cancers
    20.75
    57
    17.58
    70
    4. Breast Cancer
    20.75
    51
    21.54
    37
    5. Oesophagus Cancer
    10.53
    15
    1.82
    112
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    10.45
    72
    8.64
    84
    7. Lymphomas
    8.06
    15
    4.22
    112
    8. Pancreas Cancer
    6.04
    51
    3.96
    83
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.65
    48
    3.88
    106
    10. Liver Cancer
    5.60
    87
    8.75
    44
    11. Stomach Cancer
    4.69
    113
    7.87
    61
    12. Skin Cancers
    4.48
    4
    1.90
    65
    13. Oral Cancer
    3.92
    69
    4.09
    65
    14. Leukemia
    3.76
    101
    4.73
    40
    15. Uterin Cancer
    2.31
    82
    5.76
    10
    16. Bladder Cancer
    2.27
    77
    1.29
    136
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.